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Pros
"I find its flexibility valuable."

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"I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems."

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Cons
"The pricing can definitely be better."

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"When we used this solution in 2015, it was not scalable at all. I don't know if they have improved on that, but at the time, scalability was just horrible."

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"You pay for what you use. For example, if you use one terabyte, you just pay for that one terabyte. But the pricing could always be better"

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Top Answer: I find its flexibility valuable.
Top Answer: We pay yearly based on the storage size. You pay for what you use. For example, if you use one terabyte, you just pay for that one terabyte. But the pricing could always be better.
Top Answer: The pricing can definitely be better. It would also help if they made it even more flexible. For example, some customers ask us if they can generally use it for a file. I would like it to make it more… more »
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15th
Views
405
Comparisons
290
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
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Rating
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Views
4,125
Comparisons
3,339
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
545
Rating
8.0
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Scality RING, RING8
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Overview

Swarm provides a platform for data protection, management, organization and search at massive scale. You no longer need to migrate data into disparate solutions for long-term preservation, delivery and analysis. Consolidate all files on Swarm, find the data you are looking for quickly, and reduce total cost of ownership by continuously evolving hardware and optimizing use of your resources.

Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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Sample Customers
iQ Media, NEP, Texas Tech University, Telefónica, City of Austin, Massive Media, Data Deposit Box, Premier Physician Services, Truliant Federal Credit Union
Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider28%
Wholesaler/Distributor7%
Insurance Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider22%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government6%
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Caringo Swarm is ranked 15th in File and Object Storage with 1 review while Scality RING8 is ranked 10th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Caringo Swarm is rated 8.0, while Scality RING8 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Caringo Swarm writes "A user-friendly software-defined object storage solution that's highly flexible ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Scality RING8 writes "Low cost storage system that has good support". Caringo Swarm is most compared with Cloudian HyperStore, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Dell EMC ECS and MinIO, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with MinIO, Qumulo, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Dell EMC ECS and Cloudian HyperStore.

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